April 18, 2011 • in Health & Fitness

Top 10 Non-Toxic Ways to Control Bed Bugs

About a year ago I wrote a very controversial blog post about bedbugs and global warming. I admit I was “brainstorming” rather than basing my thoughts on real research. Well, I finally got to meet a REAL scientist who studies …

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April 15, 2011 • in Random Thoughts

One Day, You Too Can Be an NRDC Growing Green Winner!

By using less plastic, hanging more unmentionables on the clothesline, and stocking our cabinets with Chocolate Blasters instead of Coco Pops, many of us “go green” on a daily basis. But some people take it all the way. And those …

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April 14, 2011 • in Music

A Visit to My Back Porch: Holly Williams

I can relate to Holly Williams, though she is completely in a league of her own. She’s the third generation of a famous family (Hank Williams and Hank Williams Jr.), making a name for herself both in the family business …

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April 13, 2011 • in Organic Food

Rice Pilaf from Scratch

We have always loved that rice pilaf stuff that comes in a box and cooks up quick and flavorful. But I’ve stopped buying it, since it isn’t organic. So I’ve been experimenting with making my own recipe. I made it …

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April 12, 2011 • in Gardening

A Royal Wedding Bouquet

By guest blogger Mark Kintzel The bouquet is an important element in any wedding. Here’s a fast and easy how-to lesson on making an organic flower bouquet fit for any princess. The flowers can be homegrown (as long as their …

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April 11, 2011 • in Main Dishes with Meat

Shepherd’s Pie—Quick, Easy, and Organic

The other night I had a pound of organic grass-fed beef thawing in the fridge, and it had been the third springtime snowstorm in a week. What to make? I needed the comfort of something hearty, easy, warm, and yummy …

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April 08, 2011 • in Environment

10 Surprising Ways to Restore Our Oceans (and Our Seafood)

In a previous post, I wrote about Oceana, Ted Danson’s amazing book. He’s got a lot of great save-the-ocean tips in there for what you can do to keep our oceans clean, and help to protect the magical life beneath …

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